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Position: 2461 - Board of Directors - Member
Organization: Peel Children's Aid Society
Position Address: OFFICE: 6860 Century Avenue, West Tower, Mississauga, ON, Canada
Location: Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible washroom, Fully Accessible Workplace
Ideal for: Individual
● Attends and actively participates in: Board Meetings (approximately 10 meetings per annum - last Thursday of the month); 3 Board retreats per year; Board committees; and training
● Participates in Board deliberations and decisions on governance matters
● Supports and participates in fundraising and agency events/activities
● Provides strategic direction and approves Agency's multi-year strategy
● Approves the annual budget and resource allocation for the agency, in accordance with the Ontario Government's accountability agreement
● Participates in the monitoring and approval of all board policies and plans
● Abides by the Agency's by-laws, code of conduct, confidentiality, and policies/procedures

PLEASE APPLY AT THE EARLIEST OPPORTUNITY, by clicking on the 'Apply Now!' yellow box, below. Volunteers who have created a 'profile' with Volunteer MBC should ensure that a resume has been uploaded to their 'profiles'.

Peel Children's Aid (the 'Agency') protects children from abuse and neglect and helps parents and caregivers build healthy families with support of our Peel Community.

The Mission of Peel CAS is to ensure the safety and well being of children and families through partnerships.

The Agency seeks enthusiastic, committed volunteers from within the Region of Peel who are able to demonstrate community leadership skills and ability to provide meaningful service on our Board of Directors. In particular, we encourage applications by volunteers from diverse backgrounds, in keeping with Peel CAS' proactive support of diversity and inclusiveness.

+ Bring to Peel CAS your leadership skills in community service
+ Learn/enhance skills/experience involved with Board governance
+ Opportunity to 'network' with community stakeholders (expand your contacts)
+ Enjoy the challenge of contributing in a key role to a high profile community service organization that impacts youth and families in the Region of Peel

Position Qualifications
Individuals who meet the following requirements are invited to apply:
● Commitment to the mandate, purpose, and work of Peel CAS
● Commitment to diversity and inclusiveness in the communities which Peel CAS serves
● Resides or works in the Region of Peel
● Experience in the not-for-profit sector or previous board governance experience is an asset
● Excellent interpersonal and oral/written communication skills
● Strong problem solving, decision making, and community leadership skills
● Commitment to serve on board for a period of at least THREE (3) years (a Board Member may serve for a maximum of TWO 3-year terms)
● Consistent attendance at meetings, plus ability to meet tasking/project and other deadlines
● Satisfactory 'Police Vulnerable Sector Check' required

Min Age: 25    Police Check: Yes

Time Commitment
Duration:Long Term (More than 6 months)
Thursday Evening
Typically, a minimum of 10 Board meetings per term (usually the last Thursday evening of each month), plus membership in at least 1 Board committee with meeting schedules TBA.

Orientation for New Board Members to be held at the start of term (September of each new year)

Area(s) of Interest: Boards & Committees, Finance, Parent & Child Support, Youth Mentorship
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